Children's Burn Foundation

Children’s Burn Foundation

5000 Van Nuys Boulevard, Suite 210

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403


Phone:       818-907-2822

Fax:            818-501-4005

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Silver Celebration of Hope 2020


Carol and Doug Mancino

We are pleased to honor Carol and Doug Mancino with the Silver Celebration of Hope award for their vision, expertise, and leadership of Children’s Burn Foundation over the past 25 years.


Doug, a partner of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Chair Emeritus of the firm’s Health Care Practice group, is a greatly respected attorney in his specialty area of tax-exempt organizations and is acknowledged for his expertise and philanthropic activities. Doug served as Chairman of Children’s Burn Foundation for 20 years and currently serves as Chairman Emeritus. Doug’s commitment to healthcare, children, education, and community leadership has led to his service on the boards of many organizations: Health Net, Inc., John Wayne Cancer Institute, Kent State University Foundation, Inc., Center for Media and Public Policy, USC Center for Philanthropy and Public Policy, National Center for Philanthropy and the Law, and the Irvine Health Foundation. Carol founded The Council, the 80-woman strong support group for Children’s Burn Foundation and served as its President for nine years. Carol has also served on many boards that champion children’s causes, the performing arts, and community leadership including Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, The Blue Ribbon of the Music Center, YWCA, and Center Theatre Group. Carol and Doug’s philanthropy has deservedly resulted in numerous accolades, individually and as a couple. Their joint awards include the 2005 Children’s Burn Foundation Giving New Hope award, the 2010 Legacy of Philanthropy award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the 2018 Kent State University Alumni Association’s Distinguished Citizen award.


We are proud to award the Silver Celebration of Hope award to Carol and Doug Mancino. This exceptional couple has been a guiding beacon at Children’s Burn Foundation for the past 25 years and will continue to light our way into the future.

Giving New Hope Award 2020


Peter H. Grossman, MD, FACS

Our Giving New Hope award honors Peter H. Grossman, MD, FACS, a community leader, brilliant Board-certified plastic surgeon, and longtime Children’s Burn Foundation medical partner. We are so proud to honor this outstanding humanitarian.


Dr. Grossman divides his professional practice between cosmetic and burn and reconstructive surgery and has treated patients from more than 35 countries. A Northwestern University and Chicago Medical School graduate, Dr. Grossman is currently Medical Director of the Grossman Burn Centers at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, and Research Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. He has authored many articles in publications and peer review journals and from 2013-2018, he was President of the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Grossman’s numerous accolades include a listing among America’s top surgeons by the Consumer Research Council of America and appointment as an expert reviewer by the Medical Board of California since 2001, He is also a member of the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Health Advisory Council, received the 2018 Justice Armand Arabian award for service to his community, and is named among the 200 most influential people in the San Fernando Valley by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. It is our pleasure to pay tribute to Dr. Grossman for his nationwide reputation for quality patient care and his meticulous, heart-felt caring approach to healing child burn survivors from around the world.